YEMEN Press Agency

Deputy FM discusses with EU Commission’s office supporting humanitarian work

SANAA, Nov. 6 (YPA) – Deputy Foreign Minister Hussein al-Ezzi met today with Head of European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Office in Sanaa Aldo Biondi.

They discussed ways of supporting humanitarian work and overcoming any difficulties that may face the work of organizations to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people as a result of aggression and siege.

In the meeting, al-Ezzi noted the increasing human suffering of inhabitants of Durayhimi district in Hodeidah province for nearly two years due to the bombing and siege by enemy mercenaries.

He called on humanitarian organizations to play their role to lift the siege and to provide all aspects of support to the inhabitants of this distressed district.

Al-Ezzi also touched on the growing humanitarian challenges faced by the Yemeni people for nearly five years, due to the policy of systematic starvation, the suspension of salaries, the transfer of the Central Bank from the capital Sanaa and the detention of ships loaded with basic materials and oil derivatives.

For his part, Biondi praised the support provided by the authorities represented by the Foreign Ministry to the European Union office in Sanaa, confirming the Union’s commitment to help the Yemeni people and alleviate the challenges and humanitarian burdens they face.